Imagine you're a farm worker in America in the 1930s. You've just lost your job because of the Great Depression. Write a letter to your cousin in Russia.
Letter from history.
Dear (your cousin's name).
1.Tell your cousin the bad news about losing your job and what difficulties you're facing.
Useful words and phrases: made redundant, struggle to get by, landlord demanding rent, bills to pay, go into debt.
2. Explain the situation in America: how the stock market crash happened, the Depression, Read the notes from C Listening on page 62.
Useful words and phrases: stock market, crash, fall in demand for produce, businesses closing down.
3. Explain what life is like in America now. especially for farmers and farm workers.
Useful words and phrases: high unemployment, families struggling to get by, people depressed, people leaving their homes for the city.
4. Say what you plan to do to find work .
Here are some ideas: move to the city to find work, join the army, try to sell something valuble you own and buy a ticket to Europe.
Write 100-150 words